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Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

July 1st 2016

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish (Guest blog, Nkenge Burkhead, Prevention Education Specialist, HAVEN, July 1, 2016) People often ask, “How did you get involved in this work?” This is a question advocates working to end domestic and sexual violence have been asked countlessly. Their answers are often filled with personal experiences. Many advocates identify as both survivor […]

Summer Food Program for Kids Locations

June 21st 2016

Summer Food Program for Kids Locations (SE Michigan United Way, June 21, 2016) Meet Up and Eat Up – Summer Meet Up and Eat Up is a collaborative movement to ensure that every child has access to nutritious meals 3 times a day, 365 days a year. For kids who rely on free and reduced […]

2016 Candidate Interview Oakland County Treasurer Andy Meisner (video)

June 10th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview Oakland County Treasurer Andy Meisner (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 10, 2016)   Huntington Woods, MI – Democratic Oakland County Treasurer Andy Meisner is seeking re-election on the Nov. 8, 2016 ballot.  He was first elected to the position in 2012.  Republican John P. McCulloch is running against him. Meisner talked about […]

2016 Candidate Interview: Randy LeVasseur for State Rep. 26th District (video)

June 10th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview: Randy LeVasseur for State Rep. 26th District (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 10, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Republican Randy LeVasseur is running for State Representative for the 26th District which is Madison Heights and Royal Oak.  He is running against Democrat Jim Ellison who is the current Mayor of Royal Oak. […]

2016 Candidate Interview: Robert Buxbaum for Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner

June 9th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview:  Robert Buxbaum for Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 9, 2016) Oak Park, MI – In the County-wide race for Water Resources Commissioner (formerly titled Drain Commissioner), the Democratic Incumbent Jim Nash faces Republican challenger Robert Buxbaum on the Nov. 8, 2016 ballot. “I’m an engineer and I […]

2016 Candidate Interview: Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash (video)

June 9th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview:  Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 9, 2016) Farmington Hills, MI – In the County-wide race for Water Resources Commissioner (formerly titled Drain Commissioner), the Democratic Incumbent Jim Nash faces Republican challenger Robert Buxbaum on the Nov. 8, 2016 ballot. Nash was elected to the position […]

1.2 Mill Proposal to go on Nov. 8 Ballot for “Rapid, Reliable, Regional” Transit

June 1st 2016

1.2 Mill Proposal to go on Nov. 8 Ballot for “Rapid, Reliable, Regional” Transit (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 1, 2016) Southfield, MI – The RTA unveiled their Regional Master Transit Plan on Tuesday, including information on a proposed 1.2 mill tax to fund it.  Voters in Oakland, Macomb, Wayne and Washtenaw Counties will have their […]

Madison Heights Memorial Day Parade Pictures 2016

May 28th 2016

Madison Heights Memorial Day Parade Pictures 2016 (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 28, 2016) Madison Heights, MI – The annual Madison Heights Memorial Day Parade took place Saturday with a procession moving north on John R. from 12 Mile to 13 Mile and ending at City Hall. For pictures from last year see http://oaklandcounty115.com/2015/05/23/madison-heights-memorial-day-parade-pics-2015/ For info […]

Suicide Prevention Efforts Grow Across Oakland County, Training Available

May 27th 2016

Suicide Prevention Efforts Grow Across Oakland County, Training Available (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 27, 2016) Troy, MI – Southfield Police Officer Mark Zacks used to have trouble asking the question “Do you think about hurting yourself?” or “Have you thought about suicide?” With 28 years on the force including 15 on the special entry and […]

2016 Candidate Interview: Lisa Brown Oakland County Clerk and Register of Deeds (video)

May 26th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview: Lisa Brown Oakland County Clerk and Register of Deeds (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 26, 2016) West Bloomfield, MI – Former State Representative and current Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown is seeking re-election. Brown faces challenger Michael D. Smith in the Aug. 2, 2016 primary.  The winner of that race will face […]